“I have dreamt about a moment like this since I started playing football as a youngster. I can’t believe it; I am now a world record holder.”
The FA Cup was back in action over the weekend, giving us a break from seeing Liverpool spontaneously self-combust their
Playing consistently as a striker is bound to help Walcott become more clinical, although neither of these things can happen without the supporter patience that Wenger referred to pre-Stoke. And at the Emirates - where prolific scorers like Henry, Ian Wright and Alan Smith were the norm for so long, but where no Premier League trophy has arrived since 2004 - that could be a bit much to ask.
Melanie Walcott didn't approach motherhood with rose tinted glasses - she knew it was going to be challenging. But she hadn't
Arsenal have teamed up with Stonewall to show their support for kicking homophobia out of football with a self-deprecating
With the injury to Theo Walcott in mind there is currently a space up for grabs on England's right flank. He faces competition for a place in the starting XI but Lallana's performances of late should certainly have seen him jump to the front of the queue.
Appoint a winger and/or a striker armed with quick feet in front of a passing surgeon outfit with the likes of Özil, and Stoke will struggle any day of the week. This is what Arsenal failed to do and exactly why they need pacy front men to unlock defences like Stoke's.
Since Theo's season-killing injury, Arsenal have at times looked one-paced and bereft of defence-splitting ideas - with Mesut Ozil taking the brunt of the many Twitter rants or radio phone-in tantrums.
Who could replace Theo on the wing? Since the days of David Beckham, England have longed for a creative player who can produce magic at any moment. Read on to find out which six players could take Theo Walcott's place on the plane to Brazil in June.
Arsene Wenger may be forced to re-evaluate Arsenal's January transfer plans following the loss of Theo Walcott to a knee